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YOU'RE TOO FAST * LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS * JEWEL 809 * USA

Sam Hopkins, better known as Lightnin', the name was given to him by Lola Anne Cullum the talent scout who got him his first record deal with Aladdin records in 1946 - was born in Centerville, Texas 1912 and died Houston 1982. Lightnin' Hopkins started recording for Stan Lewis's Texas label Jewel in 1965 and stayed with them until the labels demise in 1976.


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